Brickman Family History
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Brickman Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish brik ‘bridge’ (altered by folk etymology in English-speaking countries as if derived from English brick) + man ‘man’; possibly an ornamental name or an occupational name for a bridge keeper. Compare Bruckman. Altered spelling of German Brückmann ‘bridge keeper’ (see Bruckman). Altered spelling of Slovenian Bricman, derived from an old personal name Bric (Latin Bricius or Brictius; see Brice) + the suffix -man, German -mann.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Bruckman, Backman, Dickman, Hickman, Rickman, Brockman, Beckman